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Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University, based at Nashville, Tennessee, is a co-educational land grant university. Established as a normal school for African-Americans, it has grown into a national university enrolling students from 42 states and 52 countries.The university was formed by merging Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee at Nashville.

Egypt in the Second World War

Egypt in the Second World War

Egypt

Tiger I knocked out by PIAT, Italy, 1945

Tiger I knocked out by PIAT, Italy, 1945

Tiger I knocked out by PIAT, Italy, 1945 Here we see a group of British infantryman examining a Tiger I that was said to have been knocked out in Italy by an infantryman from the 8th Army using a PIAT anti-tank weapon, a difficult and dangerous achievement, but one that was indeed possible.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (19 January 2019), Tiger I knocked out by PIAT, Italy, 1945 , http://www.

The complex genetic prehistory of America

The complex genetic prehistory of America

As part of a comprehensive international study, DNA from a number of famous and controversial ancient remains from North and South America has been genetically analyzed, including a 10,600-year-old ancient skeleton of the so-called 'Spirit Cave Mummy', the oldest human mummy found in North America, the remains of Lagoa Santa (Brazil), an Inca mummy and the oldest remains in Chilean Patagonia.

HMAS Nizam and HMS Racehorse

HMAS Nizam and HMS Racehorse

HMAS Nizam and HMS Racehorse Here we see the N-class destroyer HMAS Nizam (in the centre) and the R-class destroyer HMS Racehorse (in the distance) from the N-class destroyer HMAS Norman. All three served together in the Indian Ocean for much of the war and this picture was probably taken there.This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.

Earthquake rocks Alaska

Earthquake rocks Alaska

The strongest earthquake in American history, measuring 9.2 on the Richter scale, slams southern Alaska, creating a deadly tsunami. Some 131 people were killed and thousands injured.The massive earthquake had its epicenter about 12 miles north of Prince William Sound. Approximately 300,000 square miles of U.